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Utah Profile

Key Figures:

  • 3 Seats: 2R, 1D
  • In 2010, one out of three of Utah's House races were won by a repeat landslide winner and only two races have been competitive since 1998

 

Utah Rankings 2010

Democracy Index

44th (33.8)

 

Representation

50th (20.2)

Margin of Victory

37th (35.3)

 

Seats-to-Votes

4th (3)

Landslide Index

28th (66.7)

 

House Turnout

48th (32.1)


 

 

 

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

Democracy Index

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24.8

31.1

25.4

24.2

21.4

34.4

35.4

33.8

Voter Turnout

66%

40%

50%

33%

52%

35%

58%

33.1%

52.4%

32.1%

Representation Index

39%

23%

29%

21%

32%

20%

36%

19.9%

33.8%

20.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wasted Votes

42%

44%

42%

35%

39%

42%

38%

40%

35.5%

37%

% Of Wasted R / D Votes

56/21

25/58

0/100

0/100

25/52

34/50

28/48

29/46

23.8/44

29.2/42

Drop-Off Voters

2.2%

2.9%

0.3%

4.9%

1.5%

-2.2%

2%

4%

1.6%

8%

Avg Margin of Victory

21%

19%

18%

33%

26%

21%

27%

27.9%

35.1%

35.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes for (R-D-O%)

49-46-5

50-43-7

58-40-2

65-27-9

56-40-4

58-40-2

57-40-3

52-43-6

53.8-42-4.2

61.2-34-4.8

Seats for (R-D-O%)

33-67-0

67-33-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

67-33-0

67-33-0

67-33-0

67-33-0

66.7-33.3-0

66.7-33.3-0

Seat Changes

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1

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

                                       Election Results and Analysis: 2002-2010

Results 2002-2010

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

U.S. House (R-D-O)

2-1-0

2-1-0

2-1-0

2-1-0

2-1-0

Landslide Index

67%

67%

100%

100%

66.7%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

0

0

0

1

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

0

1

0

0

0

Landslide: 20-40

2

2

3

3

0

No Contest: 40+

0

0

0

0

2

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

2/3

3/3

3/3

2/3

3/3

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

2/2

3/3

3/3

2/2

3/3

Landslide / Total Incumbent

1/2

2/3

3/3

3/2

2/3

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

1/1

2/2

2/2

2/1

2/2

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

0/1

0/1

1/1

1/1

0/1

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

1

1

2

1

1

Uncontested Primary

1

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--

--

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Elected Women

0

0

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0

                                      Election Results and Analysis: 1992-2000

Results 1992-2000

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

U.S. House (R-D-O)

1-2-0

2-1-0

3-0-0

3-0-0

2-1-0

Landslide Index

67%

33%

33%

67%

82%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

0

1

1

0

Competitive: 5-10

0

1

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

0

1

1

1

1

Landslide: 20-40

2

1

1

1

1

No Contest: 40+

0

0

0

0

1

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

2/3

3/3

2/3

2/3

2/3

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

2/2

2/3

1/2

1/2

2/2

Landslide / Total Incumbent

2/2

1/3

1/2

1/2

2/2

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

1/1

1/1

1/1

1/1

2/2

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

1/1

0/2

0/1

0/1

NA

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

1

1

1

1

2

Uncontested Primary

2

3

1

1

2

Elected Women

1

1

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0

                           Election Results and Analysis: 1982-1990

Results 1982-1990

1982

1984

1986

1988

1990

U.S. House (R-D-O)

3-0-0

3-0-0

2-1-0

2-1-0

1-2-0

Landslide Index

67%

67%

33%

67%

33%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

1

1

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

1

0

0

0

1

Opportunity: 10-20

0

0

1

1

1

Landslide: 20-40

0

0

1

2

1

No Contest: 40+

2

2

0

0

0

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

2/3

2/3

2/3

3/3

2/3

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

2/2

2/2

2/2

3/3

2/2

Landslide / Total Incumbent

1/2

2/2

1/2

2/3

0/2

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

1/2

2/2

1/2

2/2

0/1

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

NA

NA

NA

0 / 1

0/1

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

0

2

1

1

0

Uncontested Primary

2

2

2

3

2

Elected Women

0

0

0

0

0

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0

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